What do you remember when you hear the name of Ladakh? For animal lovers, they will remember Yak (animal). For nature lovers, it is the snow-capped mountains and monasteries. And when it comes to Leh, you remember the same aspects. But there are more places to visit in Leh. In this article, we discuss in detail the beauty of Leh Ladakh.
Pangong Lake (Another name – Tso)
If you are from Bangalore, then you will be surprised to see this Pangong Lake in its full natural splendor. Located above 4350 meters, it is twelve kilometers long and connects India and Tibet. The most important feature of this river is its changing of colors right from blue to azure to light blue to green. Sometimes, it changes to grey color also.
Have you ever gone on a bike ride over steep roads? If you have, you will relive the same experience in Magnetic Hill of Leh. You have to move upwards. You can reach this hill situated at a distance of 30 km from Leh Town. Hold your breath, the hill stands at a staggering height of 14000 feet from sea level. The hill is well-known among tourists for its illusory nature.
Leh Palace (Another name – Lhachen Palkhar)
It is one of the ancient historical monuments. The builder of this magnificent Palace was King Sengge Namgyal. A 17th-century monument, you can find in Leh Town. Having nine stories as part of the architecture, you can view both Zanskar as well as Stok Kangri mountains from this palace.
The best time to visit this Palace is during the Galdan Namchot festival when the entire palace is made even more bright by lights in the night.